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Fragment of a border

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Islamic
7th-8th century A.D.


Dimensions

Height x width: 4 x 52.6 cm (1 9/16 x 20 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.650

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Border is divided into two vertical areas with brocaded V-shaped motifs and lozenges; design is woven with yellow, brown and red wool; the band in the middle and those on both sides are woven with red wool. Probably a fragment of a clavus; torn and with holes.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection